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Greenwell Springs Road to experience intermittent lane closures tonight

The intersection of LA. 37 (Greenwell Springs Rd.) in East Baton Rouge Parish at LA. 3034 (Magnolia Bridge Rd.), expect intermittent lane closures tonight.

LSU students get a lesson in free speech

LSU students got a lesson in first amendment rights Monday. Mary Beth Tinker knows how to practice her first amendment rights, and she knows how to fight for them, too.

Driver dies after crashing into dump truck; speed, lack of seat belt considered to be factors

Both a lack of seat belt and speed were factors in a fatal early morning crash in St. John Parish on October 27.

Man dies after car flips upside down into Bayou Lafourche

State Police investigated a fatal crash on LA 1 in Lafourche Parish where a driver later died at the hospital after submerging his vehicle in Bayou Lafourche Officials received the call on October 27 at around 3:00 p.m.

Pedestrian dies while crossing Airline Hwy, impairment suspected to be a factor

A woman was killed early this morning while crossing Airline Highway. Janelle Jones, 46, was hit and killed around 2:59 a.m. this morning in the 6200 block of Airline Hwy.

Gas prices continue to drop in the Capital City

Gas prices in Baton Rouge continue to fall, with the average gallon costing residents just a little over $3.

Report: Dolphins' Pouncey gets subpoena in Hernandez case

Massachusetts State Police served Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey with a subpoena relating to an investigation into former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Sunday, shortly after the Patriots beat the visiting Dolphins in Fox

5 people, 2 dogs dead at Phoenix condo complex

Police in Phoenix, Arizona, found a horrific scene Saturday morning at a condominium complex, where five people and two dogs were dead of gunshot wounds, a police spokesman said. The dead included the apparent shooter.

Charges in Rebecca Sedwick's suicide suggest 'tipping point' in bullying cases

The Florida cyberbullying case in which two girls, ages 14 and 12, face felony stalking charges after the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick could lead other law agencies to file similar felony charges against adolescent bullies, experts sa

Shower escape: 4 inmates pull dirty trick, get out of Oklahoma jail

Four inmates made a clean getaway from an Oklahoma jail Sunday after prying open a maintenance hatch in their shower.